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DIRECTORY Calendar of Events 2019 Mastering Medicare Seminar June 3-4: Indianapolis
Healthcare Compliance & Ethics Week November 3-9
2019 Webinars January 9: Understanding the Knee Orthoses Policy February 13: Patient Outcomes: Best Practices & How To Use Them March 13: Advanced Beneficiary Notice: Get To Know the ABN Form April 10: Shoes, External Breast Prostheses, Surgical Dressings, and Other Policies May 8: Are You Compliant? Know the Supplier Standards June 12: Documentation— Understanding Your Role July 10: T.P.E.—Get To Know the Program & What the Results Are Telling You
August 14: Are You Ready for the Worst? Contingency Planning September 11: Veteran Affairs Updates: Contracting, Special Reports, and Other News October 9: Performance Reviews: How is Your Staff Doing? November 13: The Holiday Season—How To Provide Compliant Gifts December 11: New Codes for 2020, Other Updates, and Yearly Round-Up
AOPA National Assembly
September 25-28, 2019 San Diego, CA Convention Center September 9-12, 2020 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay September 9-12, 2021 Boston, MA
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Coding & Billing Products & Services Code accurately, have fewer claims rejected, get reimbursed faster!
2019 Coding Suite Save $50 when you bundle the Coding Pro, Illustrated Guide and Quick Coder in the 2019 Coding Suite. (For more information on each product see the descriptions below).
AOPA Member $350 ($400 if purchased separately) Non-member $895
2019 Coding Pro (Single user and Network versions available) This CD-ROM is the reference for all your coding needs. Included are updated Medicare fee schedules for all 50 states and the option to customize and import other fee schedules used by your office. Illustration of the codes allow you to quickly locate what you are looking for. Also included is a prescription writing tool.
AOPA Member $185 Single User, $435 Network version Non-Member $425 Single User, $695 Network Version 2019 Illustrated Guide Coding just got easier and more accurate. This easy-to-use reference manual provides an illustrated guide to the coding system for orthotics, prosthetics, and shoes, including the HCPCS code, the official Medicare descriptor and an illustration for each code. 423 pp.
AOPA Member $185 Non-member $425 2019 Quick Coder AOPAâ€™s Quick Coder provides a speedy reference to the HCPCS orthotic, shoe and prosthetic codes, modifiers, SNF billing, and OTS codes. These laminated cards are durable and convenient. 22 pp.
AOPA Member $30 Non-member $80
These coding & billing and audit resources are included in membership–for members only! Ask the Expert AOPA’s coding & billing and audit experts provide one-on-one assistance by phone or email that will help you get fairly paid for services provided, so that you can provide excellent patient care. Call 571/431-0876.
Co-OP The Co-OP is an online resource for all things O&P that saves you time finding policies, codes and other information for documentation and reimbursement. Sign up at www.AOPAnet. org/resources/co-op.
Compliance Resources AOPA Compliance Handbook The AOPA Compliance Handbook guides you through developing a compliance plan for your O&P business. The Office of the OIG recommends every O&P facility have a written plan to address fraud and abuse. AOPA’s CD-ROM addresses standard of conduct, billing policies and procedures, creating an audit assurance plan and employee training. CD-ROM.
AOPA Member $159
Healthcare Compliance & Ethics Week Resources November 3-9, 2019 AOPA encourages its members to make the right choices all year long, plus celebrate Healthcare Compliance & Ethics Week in November. Resources are available online, including free webinars, white papers, compliance tips and promotional items to help your company celebrate.
Other Publications 2018 Operating Performance Report – Electronic O&P’s largest benchmarking survey provides a comprehensive financial profile of the O&P industry as well as a means to compare by facility size and location. An annual survey of AOPA patient care facility members is free and participants receive a copy of the final report and a customized company report. Electronic copies of the final published report are available for sale in the bookstore.
AOPA Member $185 Non-Member $325
2017 Compensation & Benefits Report – Electronic There is no better industry resource for information about compensation and benefits in the O&P field than AOPA’s bi-annual Compensation and Benefits Report. A bi-annual survey of AOPA patient care facility members is free and participants receive a copy of the final report and a customized company report. Electronic copies of the final published report are available for sale in the bookstore.
AOPA Member $185 Non-Member $325
Mastering Medicare: Essential Coding & Billing Techniques Seminar Earn 14 CEs per seminar “AOPA’s [Coding & Billing Seminar] is the only information seminar that provides exactly what our industry needs.” –2018 ATTENDEE
This intensive two-day workshop is for both practitioners and office staff. Breakout sessions for these two groups concentrate on material appropriate for each job function. • Attend and improve your bottom line. • Identify missed charges you should have been billing for. • Learn about the most common errors being cited in audits and how to prevent them. • Improve your documentation to ensure quick and fair reimbursement. • Implement strategies to prepare and win audit appeals. Early bird registration is $525 per attendee for members and $725 for non-members. A discount is offered for additional attendees from the same office: $475 for members and $675 for non-members. Coding & Billing Reference Manual included; 450 pp. Transportation, lodging and meals are additional. AOPA has negotiated reduced hotel rates available at each seminar location.
“I should be able to bill for things I should have been billing. This will pay for my coding seminar registration fee.” –2018 ATTENDEE
Upcoming Coding & Billing Seminar: June 3-4, 2019 in Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Register at bit.ly/2019billing.
AOPAversity AOPAversity is your one-stop resource for quality O&P education, developed for orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professionals. Most education has been approved for continuing education (CE) credits.
Distance Learning 2019 Webinar Series—Resources You Can Trust AOPA’s Coding & Billing Experts bring you a live webinar each month on an important coding or billing topic. 1.5 CEs are available with a passing score on the webinar’s quiz. Webinars are held the second Wednesday of each month at 1 PM EST. Each webinar is $99 for members; $199 for nonmembers. Buy the whole year and get 2 free: $990 members; $1,990 nonmembers. Buy the half year and get 1 free webinar: $495 for members; $990 for nonmembers. Register at bit.ly/2019webinars. Online Videos Do you need to fulfill your CE requirements, but aren’t sure where you can find the time in your busy schedule? AOPAversity offers more than 100 business, clinical and pedorthic online videos that fit perfectly into your busy agenda. Sign up for an AOPAversity account. Watch a video. Take the quiz. Check on your account status at any time. We automatically notify ABC and BOC quarterly. It’s that easy. See some of our most popular video topics available at: www.AOPAnetonline.org/aopaversity.
AOPA Member: Varies, $10 to $50 Non-member: Varies $20 to $149 per video
Business Management Certificate Program Earn your certificate in O&P business management and develop better business practices while creating ongoing returns for your company. For complete details and full curriculum, visit www.AOPAnet.org.
These Members Only resources SAVE YOU TIME and MONEY • AOPA Co-OP: An online Wikipedia-style resource that helps you find the right documentation or policy source quickly for reimbursement. • AOPA-Endorsed Liability Insurance from Cailor Fleming • UPS Shipping Savings: save on select UPS shipping options with your current UPS account or open a new account • Work Place Apparel: save on customizable lab coats, scrub tops and polo tops and let your staff make a good first impression to your patients. • Credit Card Processing: As low as 1.9% through Bank of America • Participate in the annual Operating Performance Survey: the largest benchmarking survey for O&P—free to AOPA patient care facility members • Supplier Plus: supplier members can bundle advertising and promotional activities and save a $4,500.
AOPA Membership AOPA provides advocacy, education and research for O&P businesses aspiring to provide excellent patient care, receive fair reimbursement, and contribute to the future of O&P. As a trade association, companies are members of AOPA. All employees of the member company are eligible for AOPA benefits. Dues are annual (January to December) and membership categories include: Patient Care Facility, International, Education & Research, Supplier Levels 1 through 4, and Affiliates. For more information on the criteria for membership and annual dues for the five membership categories, visit www.AOPAnet.org/join.
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Joe McTernan Director of Coding and Reimbursement Services, Education and Programming 571/431-0811 jmcternan@AOPAnet.org
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Kelly Oâ€™Neill, CEM Manager of Membership and Meetings 571/431-0852 kelly.oneill@AOPAnet.org Ashlie White Director of Strategic Alliances 571/431-0812 awhite@AOPAnet.org
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